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Aug
31

Taiwan hosts UNFCCC NGO forum

By Taiwan Today

An international forum promoting exchanges between Taiwan-based nongovernmental organizations and their counterparts on the sidelines of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change got underway Aug. 21 in Taipei City.

Organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Environmental Protection Administration, the one-day event underscores the nation’s commitment to enhancing awareness of the impact of climate change. Participants include local academics, experts and NGO representatives, as well as those from New Zealand, the Philippines, Sweden, the U.K. and U.S.

Themed Power of NGOs in New Global Governance Regime, the event broaches the issues of gender, indigenous peoples, health and global warming.

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